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Synkellos records additional information that helps to clarify the events of Jannaeus’ final years. 34 In his Antiquities, Josephus briefly mentioned that Jannaeus had been forced to relinquish to Aretas territories and fortresses he had conquered in Moab and Galaaditis (Ant. 382). Although Josephus does not name these territories, if they are identical with his list of the cities Jannaeus conquered in these regions, then they were quite extensive. 35 The Nabateans mysteriously disappear from Josephus’ account during Salome Alexandra’s reign.

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